Ryan Nelson - Manager Profile

Full Name: Ryan William Nelson
Born: October 18th, 1977 (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Jan 7th, 2013 to Aug 31st, 2014

Most Appearances Top Scorers
1. Joe Bendik - 54
2. Jonathan Osorio - 52
3. Doneil Henry - 43
4. Steven Caldwell - 40
5. Jeremy Hall - 37
6. Reggie Lambe - 29
7. Ashtone Morgan - 27
8. Robert Earnshaw - 27
9. Kyle Bekker - 27
10. Mark Bloom - 27
1. Jermain Defoe - 12
2. Robert Earnshaw - 8
3. Jonathan Osorio - 7
4. Gilberto Souza - 6
5. Luke Moore - 5
6. Doneil Henry - 4
7. Jackson Goncalves - 3
8. Darel Russell - 3
9. Andrew Wiedeman - 3
10. Michael Bradley - 2

First Match In Charge: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (0-1)

Last Match In Charge: Saturday, August 30th, 2014 vs. New England Revolution (0-3)

Total Players Used: 52 (54 including unused subs)

Biggest Win(s)
Sep 28th, 2013 4 - 1 vs. D.C. United, MLS

Heaviest Defeat(s)
May 1st, 2013 0 - 6 vs. Montreal Impact, Voyageurs Cup

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against GD
64 17 18 29 71 97 -26
(26.6%) (28.1%) (45.3%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against GD
32 11 11 10 45 41 +4
(34.4%) (34.4%) (31.3%)

On 7 January 2013 Nelsen accepted an offer to become head coach of Toronto FC. He started on 1 February in time for Toronto's pre-season. Nelsen won his first game as a head coach in the home opener against Sporting Kansas City in a 21 victory on 9 March.

He was sacked, along with his assistants, on 31 August 2014 after winning three out of his last 13 matches.